The explosion of the capital of Norway, Oslo

A huge explosion shocked a government district in Norway’s capital Friday, killing seven people and injuring many more, and a shooter at a political convention on an island north of Oslo appeared to have inflicted more casualties, in incidents police are treating as connected, a police spokesman said. “Central Oslo looks more like a battlefield,” said Runar Kvernen, a spokesman for the police directorate who was reached by telephone. “The... Read More

Al-Qaida saying Americans ”happiness will turn to sadness.”

CAIRO — Al-Qaida on Friday confirmed the destroying of Osama bin Laden and warned of retaliation, saying Americans’ ”happiness will turn to sadness.” The confirmation came in an Internet statement posted on militant websites, signed by “the general leadership” of al-Qaida. The announcement opens the way for the group to name a successor to bin Laden. His deputy Ayman al-Zawahri is now the most prominent figure in the group and is a very... Read More

9 yeards after the World Trade Center Tragedy

The mourners gathered on a bright sunny morning reminiscent of the quiet Tuesday shattered by the attacks. Ground Zero fell dead quiet four times, with moments of silence to mark the exact moments when each tower was hit – and when each collapsed into a pile of toxic rubble. Many family members wore T-shirts with their loved ones’ pictures, or carried photos of the victims. They tossed roses into a pair of reflecting pools symbolizing... Read More

PRESIDENT OBAMA SPEAKS ABOUT NEW AIRLINES SECURITY Airport security in the United States and elsewhere has been tightened since Friday when a Nigerian man allegedly tried to blow up a U.S. airliner. The suspect, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, is charged with trying to detonate explosives just before Northwest Airlines Flight 253 landed in Detroit Christmas Day from Amsterdam.  The material did not explode and Abdulmutallab was burned before other passengers... Read More